Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, 'Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'"
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and LifeUser Review - Diane Adams - Goodreads
Once again, I am enthralled by the voice of Anne Lamott. I will definitely keep this book handy for reference as well as just the shear pleasure of a great read! Read full review
Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and LifeUser Review - Amber - Goodreads
Ms. Lamott's book demanded to be read slowly. I probably highlighted something on every other page. Offhand, I want to save these reminders for myself: 1) Short assignments. 2) Shitty first drafts. 3 ... Read full review
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